How Much Is Johnny Galecki’s Net Worth?
Belgian-born American actor Johnny Galecki grabbed a height of huge fame & fortune with a breakthrough as Dr. Leonard Hofstadter on the hit CBS show The Big Bang Theory (2007- 2019).
Turned professional in 1987, Galecki’s tenure of more than 3 decades years in show business has made him one of the best-known names on TV.
Considered among the richest cast of The Big Bang Theory starring Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg, and Jim Parsons, Galecki has a net worth of $100 million as of May 2020.
The Teen Choice Award-winning actor is also one of the highest-earning TV actors of 2018 as per data from Forbes.
Net Worth Details: Income Sources, Salary, Career, & Earnings
The 45-year-old actor records 55 acting credits within the career span of over 33 years.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Johnny owns a net worth of $100 million as of May 2020- especially through venture in The Big Bang Theory (2007- 2019, 280 episodes).
From 2017 to 2019, Galecki earned $900,000-an-episode from the TV series. It was originally $1 million per episode until the main cast took $100,000 pay cuts to raise the payroll of other casts like Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch.
The actor also earns from films and has done quite a few over the years. According to the 2019 report of The Numbers, his films totaled a collection of over $13 billion.
Furthermore, the 5 ft. 5 inches tall actor appeared in critically acclaimed movies: The Opposite of Sex (1998), Chrystal (2004), and The Cleanse (2018).
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Salary From ‘The Big Bang Theory’
Johnny is ranked #2 among the richest cast of The Big Bang Theory behind Jim Parson (with a net worth of $160 million).
When Galecki joined the TV sitcom in 2007, he was earning $60,000-an-episode throughout 2010. Within 8 years in the show, his payroll rose to $1 million in 2014 until 2016.
In 2017, he along with other main casts took $100,000 pay cut in their payroll to raise the salary of regular casts, resulting in $900,000 per episode in the pocket until the series concluded in 2019.
Check out Johnny Galecki’s salary over the years:
|Year||Salary per Episode|
|2013- 2014||$350,000 + 0.25 point of series’ backend money|
|2014- 2016||$1 million + more than 1 point of the series’ backend|
|2017- 2019||$900,000 + 1.25 point of the series backend|
Did you know? Within 3 years (2014- 2017), Jonny’s earnings from the backend of the sitcom reported at $30 million.
Movies And TV Shows
Galecki’s career on the big screen started more than 30 years ago in 1987 with the film Time Out for Dad. The same year he worked on another film titled Murder Ordained. After that, he worked on films like A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, A Family Torn Apart, etc.
Then in 1997, he got the opportunity to work alongside the legendary Rowan Atkinson on Bean. Some of his other major works on film include Morgan’s Ferry, Happy Endings, CBGB, etc.
Similarly, his career on TV started in 1990 with the TV series American Dreamer in which he had a regular role. He also did Blind Faith in the same year. He got his next major role on TV in 1992 with the TV series Billy.
Then in 1992, he worked in Roseanne and his work won him the Young Artist Award. After this, he worked on TV series like Civil Wars, Batman Beyond, My Name Is Earl, etc. before eventually landing what would become his best-known role in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses
Johnny Galecki is a multimillionaire and has expensive properties all over the USA. He had a house in Los Angeles which he listed for $1,995,000, the house features 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and is spread over 1,707 sq. ft.
Likewise, he also listed his fire-damaged property in Santa Margarita, California, the USA for $825,000. He had originally purchased the house for $1.2 million in 2011 and the property is spread over 360 acres.
Regarding his vehicles, Galecki owns a vintage motorcycle whose model has not been revealed and owns cars like the Chevrolet Suburban (starting price $50,600), Hyundai Sonata Sport (starting price $23,950), and Tesla Roadster (starting price $250,000).
Endorsements Deals, Sponsorships, And Instagram Earnings
The leading man is a beloved media personality and has due to his public image has done commercials for brands like Hyundai, Ford Fusion, and also the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Johnny Galecki also has over 3.1 million followers on Instagram as of May 2020 and according to Influencerbay, he earns anywhere from $6,332 – $10,553 per sponsored post.
Tax, Charity & Insurance
As one of the highest-paid TV actors in the world Galecki might pay an incredibly high amount in tax, in fact, he may have to pay income, property, and vehicles as per the laws of his state and county.
He might have also done various charity works with different organizations but the information regarding his involvement is not available.
The star might also have insurance for his health, body, life, and properties but the exact plans and policies are not available in the media and tabloid sources.
Johnny Galecki’s Personal Life- Does He Have Siblings?
Johnny Galecki was born John Mark Galecki on born April 30, 1975, to father Richard Galecki and mother Mary Lou Galecki in Bree, Belgium.
He belongs to mixed ethnicity as his parents have Polish, Irish, and Italian heritage. He has siblings named Nick Galecki and Allison Galecki.
Relationship Status: Married To Wife Or Dating?
Galecki is in a relationship with Alaina Meyer; they went public about their relationship in September 2018. In May 2019, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child & welcomed a baby boy, Avery, in December 2019.
Though, the duo is yet to announced their engagement.
Before Meyer, The Big Bang Theory actor was in numerous relationships but never married any. He is yet to have a spouse.
Reportedly, he dated Ariella Nicole, they started dating in September 2015 and ended their relationship in 2016.
Johnny Galecki was also in a relationship with English singer-songwriter Katie Waissel in 2014 and dated a girl named Laura F. from October 2010 to May 2011.
Interestingly, he also dated co-star Kaley Cuoco but no other costars knew about their relationship for a long time. Some other women he has dated are Sara Gilbert, Laura Harris, Kelsey Harper, and Ari Graynor.